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" I should have believed Burke to be Junius, because I know no man but Burke who is capable of writing these letters ; but Burke spontaneously denied it to me. "
The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of His ... - Page 156
by Robert Bisset - 1800
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

John Forster - 1854 - 472 pages
...enough, without showing my letter." Burke's Correspondence, i. 274-5. * Boswell, vii. 2. Johnson added : "The case would have been different had I " asked him if he was the author; a man so questioned, as to an anonymous pub" lication, may think he has a right to deny it." See Lord John...
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

John Forster - 1854
...should have believed Burke to 1771. "be Junius, because I know no man but Burke who is .fit. 43. " capable of writing these letters ; but Burke spontaneously " denied it to me." * Better, however, than even such spontaneous denial, and satisfactory where Townshend's disclaimer...
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The press and the public service, by a distinguished writer

Press - 1857
...public, as usual, had very generally mistaken him. " I believed Burke to be Junius," said Johnson, " because I know no man but Burke who is capable of writing the letters." " To hold that Junius was Mr. Francis," writes Lord Brougham, " is libelling that gentleman's...
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Anecdote biography

John Timbs - 1860
...literary contemporaries. " Sir," said Johnson, " I should have believed Burke to be Junius, becau,t I know no man but Burke who is capable of writing...Letters ; but Burke spontaneously denied it to me." This was the year when Garrick, smiling and happy amid the great who fondled and flattered him ; sending...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets

Samuel Johnson, Peter Cunningham, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English poetry - 1861
...his asperity. He was not, however, totally deserted ; some men of learning and some women 70 I should have believed Burke to be Junius, because I know no...different, had I asked him if he was the author ; a man so questioned as to an anonymous publication may think he has a right to deny it.' — JOHNSON, in...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 58

Bible - 1901
...this limited number the last is the most likely candidate. As Dr. Johnson told Boswell : " I should have believed Burke to be Junius, because I know no man but Burke who is capable of writing these Letters."1 This judgment was based on Burke's power of assuming or disguising style, as shown in his...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1866
...and some women 7* I should have believed Burlce to be Juntos, because I know no man but Burke who b capable of writing these letters ; but Burke spontaneously denied It to me. The cue would bare been different, had I asked him If he was the author ; a man so questioned as to an...
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The Book of Authors: A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Mts, Personal ...

William Clark Russell - Authors, English - 1871 - 516 pages
...kind may henceforth be shaken. — Brougham. I should have believed Burke to be Junius, because I knew no man b.ut Burke who is capable of writing these...different, had I asked him if he was the author ; a man so questioned, as to anonymous publication, may think he has a right to deny it. — Johnson. One of...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1873 - 576 pages
...the wonderful concealment of the author of the celebrated letters signed Junitw, he said, 'I should have believed Burke to be Junius, because I know no...different, had I asked him if he was the author; a man so questioned, as to an anonymous publication, may think he has a right to deny it.' He observed that...
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Varieties of history and art

Abraham Hayward - 1873
...Earl Temple, and Lord George. Dr. Johnson who had broken a lance with Junius, told Boswell, ' I should have believed Burke to be Junius, because I know no...of writing these letters ; but Burke spontaneously 1 It seemed unlikely that Lord George could have had the classical knowledge (not very deep) displayed...
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